Grant Thornton UK has appointed George Fieldhouse to lead its corporate debt finance advisory practice.
With over 16 years of transaction experience at top advisory firms, Fieldhouse has advised over £5 billion of debt capital to support leveraged buyouts, growth capital, refinancings, recapitalizations and debt renegotiations and restructurings.
As head of Grant Thornton’s corporate financial debt advisory team, he will lead the growth of the practice with market-facing responsibility, including executing transactions, driving business development and accelerating the company’s presence in London and the United Kingdom.
Keely Woodley, Head of Corporate Finance at Grant Thornton UK, said: “I am delighted to welcome George to our team to lead and grow our national debt advisory offering. George brings deep knowledge of the funding landscape and a host of private equity sponsors and corporate relationships.
“His appointment builds on the exceptional breadth and depth of expertise within our Corporate Finance team, and we look forward to continuing to grow and diversify our service offering and sector coverage.”
Fieldhouse added: “Joining Grant Thornton and leading the corporate debt finance advisory team is an exciting next step for me. I have great respect for the success the team has achieved to date and am excited to be part of the next phase of growth.
“Grant Thornton is committed to working closely with businesses and clients over time, in collaborative and innovative ways, to achieve exceptional results. This philosophy is perfectly aligned with the support clients need to realize value in what have become complex and dynamic debt capital markets.